How to Make Cake Pops

here's how to make Starbucks's cake pops (only better!)

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SAFETY FIRST!!! wash your hands and cover all hair that could get in the food

SAFETY FIRST!!! wash your hands and cover all hair that could get in the food

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Measure out all your ingredients

Measure out all your ingredients

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3
Preheat your oven to 350°

Preheat your oven to 350°

4
In a large bowl, pour the cake mix, eggs, olive oil and water

In a large bowl, pour the cake mix, eggs, olive oil and water

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Mix the ingredients until everything is smooth and there is no powder visible in the bowl

Mix the ingredients until everything is smooth and there is no powder visible in the bowl

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Spray a 9 by 13 inch pan with vegetable / canola oil and pour the cake mix in the pan

Spray a 9 by 13 inch pan with vegetable / canola oil and pour the cake mix in the pan

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Bake the cake for 26-31 minutes

Bake the cake for 26-31 minutes

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Use a toothpick and poke the cake to see if it is done. If the cake sticks to the toothpick, bake the cake for a few more minutes until the toothpick comes out clean

Use a toothpick and poke the cake to see if it is done. If the cake sticks to the toothpick, bake the cake for a few more minutes until the toothpick comes out clean

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Wait for the cake to cool for AT LEAST 30 minutes. In a large bowl, crumble the cake into the smallest pieces possible. Make sure that the entire cake is evenly smashed and there are no large chunks

Wait for the cake to cool for AT LEAST 30 minutes. In a large bowl, crumble the cake into the smallest pieces possible. Make sure that the entire cake is evenly smashed and there are no large chunks

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Scoop half of the frosting into the cake crumbs and mix it until the cake is evenly coated with frosting   (IMPORTANT: make sure the cake is cooled down COMPLETELY or else the frosting will melt!!)

Scoop half of the frosting into the cake crumbs and mix it until the cake is evenly coated with frosting (IMPORTANT: make sure the cake is cooled down COMPLETELY or else the frosting will melt!!)

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This is what the cake crumbs should look like after the frosting is mixed

This is what the cake crumbs should look like after the frosting is mixed

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Roll the cake into ping pong size balls. You can either free hand it or use a cookie scooper to get more consistent results. Freeze the cake balls for about an hour

Roll the cake into ping pong size balls. You can either free hand it or use a cookie scooper to get more consistent results. Freeze the cake balls for about an hour

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To melt the candy bark, start by bringing water to a boil

To melt the candy bark, start by bringing water to a boil

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Place a bowl over the pan of water, then place the candy bark into the bowl until it is completely melted. Make sure to bring the heat down to low

Place a bowl over the pan of water, then place the candy bark into the bowl until it is completely melted. Make sure to bring the heat down to low

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Dip a lollipop stick into the chocolate and put it into the cake ball. Allow the chocolate to cool for 5-10 minutes

Dip a lollipop stick into the chocolate and put it into the cake ball. Allow the chocolate to cool for 5-10 minutes

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Using a spoon, pour chocolate all over the cake pop. Be careful to not pour too much or else the cake will fall off the stick

Using a spoon, pour chocolate all over the cake pop. Be careful to not pour too much or else the cake will fall off the stick

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Tap off the excess chocolate back into the bowl

Tap off the excess chocolate back into the bowl

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Allow the chocolate to cool for a few minutes and ENJOY : ) (IMPORTANT NOTE: we used a styrofoam ring to place the cake pops so the chocolate will evenly coat the cake pop)

Allow the chocolate to cool for a few minutes and ENJOY : ) (IMPORTANT NOTE: we used a styrofoam ring to place the cake pops so the chocolate will evenly coat the cake pop)

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